No competitor in MMA desires to be on the losing end of a record-breaking performance. In the case of Donald Cerrone, he didn’t take his loss to Nate Diaz at UFC 141 well, and it certainly showed in his outstanding performance against Jeremy Stephens at the UFC on Fuel 3 event Tuesday night. Cerrone is back in the saddle, so to speak, as he picked Jeremy Stephens apart in their hotly contested bout main card bout.
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Tonight the world witnessed one of the best fights of the year Dustin Poirier and “The Korean Zombie” Chan Sung Jung went four round in the main event of the UFC on FUEL TV 3. The fight would end a very solid night of fights that started on Facebook with six preliminary bouts before fans moved to FUEL TV for six more fights on the main card.
The UFC on FUEL TV 3: Korean Zombie vs. Poirier main card got a solid lead in from the night’s preliminary card started that streamed on Facebook. If you didn’t head over to the FUEL TV fast enough though, you might have missed the opening bout that lasted only 50 seconds.
Before the UFC on FUEL TV 3: Korean Zombie vs. Poirier main card airs live on FUEL TV, the six preliminary bouts streamed on Facebook. With only one fight above the lightweight division, the prelims featured the lighter weight classes along with two former Ultimate Fighter cast members in the final two bouts before heading into the UFC on FUEL TV 3 main card.
UFC middleweight Tom Lawlor is a throwback, part entertainer and part warrior, very similar to many of the great Japanese fighters of past and present. Whether it’s an entrance at weigh-ins or for a fight “Filthy” Tom Lawlor goes out of his way to entertain the crowds.
The UFC on Fuel TV 3 weigh-ins took place, today, at the Patriot Center on the campus of George Mason University, in Fairfax, VA. All 24 fighters crossed the famed UFC weigh-in stage and all were able to successfully make-weight. So, all fights are green lighted for tomorrow night on Fuel TV.
Aaron Simpson was the fighter of choice to appear at the UFC on Fuel TV 3 pre-weigh-in Q&A. Simpson, the Arizona native, was quite entertaining and very engaging with the Fairfax crowd, even though he was working off only 4 hours of sleep.
After winning Season 7 of The Ultimate Fighter, Amir Sadollah (5-3) has had his share of peaks and valleys. In his first fight after TUF, and also his first fight at Welterweight, Amir lost via controversial TKO to Johny Hendricks in just twenty-nine seconds of the first round. Fortunately for him, he was able to bounce right back just three months later and pick up a decision victory over Phil Baroni in a very one-sided fight. Two months after that, he was right back in The Octagon again and picked up another tough decision victory over Brad Blackburn and it seemed like Amir was back in his groove.